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How much does it cost to file for bankruptcy in Alabama? How can I pay for filing for bankruptcy?

Bankruptcy fees are standardized across the states under federal law. Currently, the filing fee for Chapter 7 bankruptcy is $299.00, and the filing fee for Chapter 13 bankruptcy is $274.00. It is possible to get a waiver of Chapter 7 bankruptcy fees, if your household income falls below 150% of the federal poverty guidelines. The filing fee may also be paid in installments.

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